GDG- Lost Cause and Inevitibility

George Connell georgeconnell at
Sun Jan 22 16:46:06 CST 2012

In that case, Peter, the will to fight would have been lost. 



On Jan 22, 2012, at 5:19 PM, CWMHTours at wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Real simple-
> I think that had a lesser man than Lincoln been President  -  Buchanan in a 
> second term for example, yes, a good chance the North  would let the South 
> "go in peace".
> "Just  the facts, ma'am." 
> Your Most Obediant Servant
> Peter  
> In a message dated 1/22/2012 5:15:24 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> georgeconnell at writes:
> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
> I have long been bothered by the belief that anyone  who maintains that the 
> South's defeat was inevitable as long as the Union  retained the will to 
> fight is a  "Lost Causer!"
> I think this is an  utterly realistic assessment of the 'correlation of 
> forces' and a great  example of why the South was nuts to risk war.
> What am I not  getting?
> George
> 26ª11'56"N   81ª48'19W"
> Which is about  as far south as one can  get
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